Roadside Tribute is dedicated to preserving roadside memorials. A roadside cross is a memorial created by relatives and friends of those who died in auto accidents. The purposes of Roadside Tribute are:
- -Roadside Tribute provides a means to preserve roadside tributes. Physical tribute sites require maintenance otherwise they degrade over time. Also, some states have laws restricting their creation and will remove them.
- -Roadside Tribute provides an easy means to share the roadside tributes online.
- -Provides a way to visit a roadside tribute site virtually online, anytime, without having to physically visit the site. Often times the roadside tribute sites are located in dangerous areas along highways and busy intersections, making it hard to safely visit them.